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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

Fewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.


A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hundreds in Washington DC Asking for Cancer Research Funding

Local cancer patients and their doctors join hundreds in Washington DC this week, urging Congress to make the fight against cancer a national priority.


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Missouri Lagging In Cancer Fight, Says Report

American Cancer Society spokeswoman says state reached 0 of 12 benchmarks.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is joined by cancer patients, survivors and health care providers as he signs Senate Bill 668, which will increase the affordability and accessibility of oral chemotherapy medications, during ceremonies at Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis on March 19, 2014. Oral anticancer medications provide patients with a simpler, more convenient and less invasive alternative to chemotherapy delivered intravenously because pills can be taken at home, often with fewer side effects.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri Governor Signs Oral Chemotherapy Bill

Missouri cancer patients could soon find it more affordable to take chemotherapy pills under legislation signed by Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday.


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Mo. Lawmakers Outline Oral Chemotherapy Measure

A group of Missouri lawmakers joined health care advocates to outline a plan aimed at reducing the cost of pill-form chemotherapy.



National Cancer Study Reaches Goal of 300,000 Participants

A massive national study on cancer prevention has reached its goal for participants. It’s called the American Cancer Society’s – Cancer Prevention Study 3.


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American Cancer Society Looking for Volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 volunteers for the Cancer Prevention Study 3, that may last up to 30 years.


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TIAM: Happy Birthday American Cancer Society!

We spoke about the American Cancer Society.



TIAM Saturday: American Cancer Society, GO! St. Louis Marathon

Dr. Larry Tierney joins the show to discuss the national cancer prevention study by the American Cancer Society. Nancy Leiberman joins the show to discuss the Go! St. Louis Marathon in St. Louis this weekend.


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American Cancer Society Seeks St. Louisans For Study

The goal is to gain insight into more of the environmental and lifestyle factors that contribute to cancer.



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